Seattle MAC - Leadership Workshop Series

Youth activity: Mountaineers Adventure Club

Seattle MAC - Leadership Workshop Series - Online Classroom

(Session #2) A series of classroom-style workshops designed to empower junior & senior MAC students to plan and lead their own climbing or mountaineering trip with the support of staff and volunteers, as a lesson in leadership. This workshop is part of a 5-sessoin long series and students must enroll in all 5 parts. This workshop has prerequisites, see leader's notes for details. 6-8pm

COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • Challenging

Sessions will be via Zoom unless noted otherwise. 6-8pm.

Each session will feature a different topic, see leader's notes for details. Meeting info will be sent to registered participants on the day of the meeting. 

This series is open only to students in MAC who are junior or seniors in high school, or have been in MAC for a minimum of 2 years, and are in their 3rd or more year in the program.


Session 2: Planning a Climb

  • Assembling a team
  • Gear
  • Researching a route
  • Conditions and weather
  • What’s in a good climb planning document?
  • Expectations, Goals, and Style

Homework for Jan: Choose your goal trip, start the Expectations, Goals, and Style exercise

Required Equipment

Required Equipment


Trip Reports